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Too many songs

Author: Tom Lehrer; Ronald Searle; Frank Metis
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, ©1981.
Edition/Format:   Musical score : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The subversive songs of Tom Lehrer, the sardonic piano-wielding fugitive from Harvard, have corrupted generations of Americans since he first began recording and performing in the 1950s. His uniquely depraved wit has been forced again on an unsuspecting public' via Tomfoolery, the stage revue based on his ever-trenchant observation of the American scene. This new songbook, with old favorites unavailable for years  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Humorous songs
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lehrer, Tom, 1928-
Too many songs.
New York : Pantheon Books, ©1981
(OCoLC)639779852
Document Type: Musical Score
Music Type: Popular music; Songs
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Lehrer; Ronald Searle; Frank Metis
ISBN: 0394519574 9780394519579 0394749308 9780394749303
OCLC Number: 12913265
Language Note: English words; also printed as text, p. 145-159.
Notes: For voice and piano; includes chord symbols.
Includes index.
Description: 1 score (160 pages) : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Part one: from Songs by Tom Lehrer. The Irish ballad ; Be prepared ; Fight fiercely, Harvard ; The old dope peddler ; The wild west is where I want to be ; I wanna go back to Dixie ; Lobachevsky ; The hunting song ; I hold your hand in mine ; My home town ; When you are old and gray ; The wiener schnitzel waltz. Part two: from An evening wasted with Tom Leherer. Poisoning pigeons in the park ; The masochism tango ; A Christmas carol ; The elements ; Bright college days ; She's my girl ; In old Mexico ; We will all go together when we go. Part three: from That was the year that was, etc. National Brotherhood Week ; MLF lullaby ; The folk song army ; Smut ; Send the marines ; New math ; Pollution ; So long, Mom ; Who's next? ; Wernher von Braun ; I got it from Agnes ; Silent E ; L-Y ; The Vatican rag.
Medium of Performance: singer
piano
Other Titles: Songs.
Responsibility: by Tom Lehrer ; with not enough drawings by Ronald Searle ; piano arrangements by Tom Lehrer and Frank Metis.
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"The subversive songs of Tom Lehrer, the sardonic piano-wielding fugitive from Harvard, have corrupted generations of Americans since he first began recording and performing in the 1950s. His uniquely depraved wit has been forced again on an unsuspecting public' via Tomfoolery, the stage revue based on his ever-trenchant observation of the American scene. This new songbook, with old favorites unavailable for years as well as never-published songs, is the most comprehensive ever assembled."--Provided by publisher.

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